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    Re: Procrustes is alive and well
    From: John Brown
    Date: 2015 May 30, 23:53 -0700

    Another serious accident where the visual information available was made to fit the assumption that the GPS was feeding an electronic chart display, when in fact the gps antenna had been accidentally disconnected and the ECDIS had defaulted to DR, unnoticed by the navigators:

    http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Reports/mar9701.pdf

    Thanks Bill, I will now be able to quote Procrustes when discussing these and similar cock-ups.

    (apologies if a bit off-topic, as no periscope sextants or stars involved)

    John

       
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